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C.    Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness

Program Scope: Since It was established in 1972, the FIPSE has supported
over 1140 projects selected from over 27,000 proposals. The Federal
Government's portion of this effort totaled less than $135 million over
the 12 years. Projects have been located in every State and most terri-
tories.

In FY 1984, the FIPSE awarded 181 grants totaling $11,710,000: 66 new
grants through the Comprehensive Program, 89 second and third year grants
to projects begun in 1982 and 1983 in the Comprehensive Program; 12 Final
Year Dissemination grants; and 14 Mina Shaughnessy Scholars awards (see
Table 2).

Table 2

Distribution of Awards by FIPSE by Program Area
Fiscal 1984

Program
Area         Number

Comprehensive    66

Mina Shaughnessy  14
Scholars

Final Year       12
Dissemination

All Programs     92

New Awards

Total
Amount

Average
Amount

$4,788,311      $72,550

$    339,787      $24,271

$      90,918      $ 7,577

$52,189,016      $56,727

Non Competitive
Continuation Grants

Total
Amount

Average
Amount

Number

89        $6,387,550     $71,700

89       $6,387,500     $71,000

Source:    See E. below

Seventy-five percent of the FIPSE grants went to individual institutions
of higher education, while the remaining 25 percent of the awards were
received by consortia of institutions, State agencies, professional associ-
ations and other forms of organizations involved in learning beyond K-12
schooling (see Table 3). Grants in FY 1984